MONO furniture collection by Cooperativa Panoràmica puzzles materials that aren’t generally matched together like marble, Corian®, wood, steel, and glass. The collection features clocks, benches, mirrors and dives into a complex exploration of simultaneous dialogues between different materials joined by a single color.
Jorge Diego Etienne , member of Cooperativa Panoràmica said to ArchiPanic: “We are a group of six Mexican designers, each of us has his own studio but we come together to specific designs and exercises. We were invited by Maison & Objet to showcase at the Talents à la carte exhibition and we made the Mono collection“.
“With Mono we mixed and matched different materials that you generally don’t see in one object. We pull them all together and see what happens under one tone. The result was a sort of monochromatic camouflage that really exalts the details of each single material, its textures and different tonalities”.
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The diverse surfaces used in Mono mirror are intended to create different reflections and different views on what it is observed. The cover face of Mono wall clock is fractionated by four different materials; In clockwise order, wood, glass, a synthetic material and marble.
Supported by a sturdy wooden structure, Mono bench features a number of different materials allowing to experience by firsthand the coldness and opulence of marble, the maturity and warmth of wood, and the complexity and coherence of synthetic materials.
Cooperativa Panoràmica is a group of six Mexican designers exploring together new design paths according to a cooperative spirit based on friendship, respect and industriousness. The creative ensemble was invited by Maison & Objet to showcase their latest projects and the new collection MONO at the Talents à la Carte exhibition dedicated to emerging designers.
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Photos: courtesy of Cooperativa Panoràmica – www.wearepanoramica.com